Wellbeing

3 Ways Parents Can
Boost Their Family’s
Digital Security

Help protect the entire household with this digital-security game plan.

Father and son lay in bed on their bellies as the father holds a dark grey smartphone in landscape mode. Both the father and son smile as they gaze into the phone's display as if they're watching a show at home. Father and son lay in bed on their bellies as the father holds a dark grey smartphone in landscape mode. Both the father and son smile as they gaze into the phone's display as if they're watching a show at home.

Keeping your family digitally secure has never been more important .The good news is that establishing protective measures is relatively simple. Start with the big three: passwords, parental controls and app use. By shoring up your defenses both on and offline, you can keep everyone in your family safe and secure.

Two women are smiling as they sit on a couch. The one on the left has her left arm bent, supporting the side of her head. They are both looking down at a younger woman lying horizontally across their laps while holding up a black smartphone. Two women are smiling as they sit on a couch. The one on the left has her left arm bent, supporting the side of her head. They are both looking down at a younger woman lying horizontally across their laps while holding up a black smartphone.
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Strengthen your passwords

Security starts with a strong password. Always use a combination of numbers, symbols and uppercase and lowercase letters—and use different ones for every account. Keep track of all of them with a password manager, which can keep all your logins and passwords in one place and remind you to change your password regularly. Some apps even suggest strings of letters, symbols and numbers that are near impossible to crack. When using password manager apps, make sure the device itself is well protected. The Galaxy A50 smartphone protected with Samsung Knox comes with securities like app-permission monitoring and at-rest data encryption for added peace of mind.

Man is sitting on a couch in front of a large window. He is holding a mug close to his face as if he is about to sip a beverage while checking his smartphone with the other hand. Man is sitting on a couch in front of a large window. He is holding a mug close to his face as if he is about to sip a beverage while checking his smartphone with the other hand.
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Parental controls are the front line for a family’s digital security.

Screen time, internet access and age-appropriate content are just a few of the many things parents need to monitor. With apps like Boomerang Parental Control,* powered by Knox, parents can screen calls, track movements and monitor texts at a glance. Take an active role in approving the apps they download and keep an eye on screen time. Above all , supplement online parental controls with real face-to-face conversations to navigate the internet together.

A young girl in a pink sweater holds a black Galaxy phone in portrait mode with both hands. She smiles as she looks at the screen as if she's watching a show. A young girl in a pink sweater holds a black Galaxy phone in portrait mode with both hands. She smiles as she looks at the screen as if she's watching a show.
Keep apps in check
The Galaxy S20 secured by Samsung Knox uses app isolation security to prevent rogue apps – like those your kid might download – from accessing unauthorized data.**
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Protecting your kids means watching out for phishing

Safeguard your children and their devices from malicious content. When phishers lift sensitive personal information from an app, game or website your child visits through phishing, it could have disastrous effects. Brush up on protection protocols for the tablets and phones that your kids use. In addition to exercising parental controls, talk to your kids about staying safe on the internet and have those conversations frequently.

Digital security for parents starts here

A family’s online protection starts with smart, secure devices.

Front and rear view of a Cloud Blue Galaxy S20+ overlaying eachother from side to side  Front and rear view of a Cloud Blue Galaxy S20+ overlaying eachother from side to side

Galaxy S20

A front and rear view of a white Galaxy S10e smartphone overlaying each other side by side A front and rear view of a white Galaxy S10e smartphone overlaying each other side by side

Galaxy S10e

A concept phone laying with its display facing upwards with the blue Samsung Knox logo being transposed onto its screen A concept phone laying with its display facing upwards with the blue Samsung Knox logo being transposed onto its screen

Samsung Knox

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